The Kangaroo Island Library is conveniently located in the main street of Kingscote, between the Town Hall and the Post Office and is open Monday to Friday. An Annex is situated at the Penneshaw Campus of the Kangaroo Island Community Education for residents of the Dudley Peninsula.

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Lending Services

  • Adult fiction and non-fiction books
  • Large Print books
  • Audio books for the print impaired
  • Children's and Adolescent fiction and non-fiction
  • Children's picture books and easy readers
  • Music cassettes and CD's
  • Videos and DVDs
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • Jigsaws

Kangaroo Island History Collection

Reference Services

Internet access (bookings essential for 30 and 60 minutes sessions)
Wireless Interent access from your own laptop (conditions apply)

Community Information Services

  • Families SA Concessions
  • Pamphlets and brochures on government and community services

Carnarvon and Anchusa Hostel book delivery service (courtesy of the Friends of the Library)
Interlibrary loans from the South Australian public library network
Interlibrary loans from outside the South Australian public library network

Fee for Service
  • Black and white photocopying and printing: A4 -25c per page, A4 Double - 50c per page or A3 - 50c per page A3 Double - $1.00 per page 
  • Colour Photocopying and printing: A4 - 75c per page, A4 Double - $1.50c per page or A3 - $1.50c per page A3 Double - $3.00 per page
  • Book covering: dependent on size of book and type of covering